'Fear the Walking Dead' season 5B: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything you need to know about the show

AMC confirmed at San Diego Comic-Con International on July 19 that 'The Walking Dead' spin-off will be returning next year for season six but for now let us concentrate on the second half of season 5.


                            'Fear the Walking Dead' season 5B: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything you need to know about the show

Can't wait to see the zombie apocalypse survivors back on the small screen? Well, don't worry. AMC confirmed at the San Diego Comic-Con International on July 19 that 'The Walking Dead' spin-off will be returning next year for season six – and apparently there are some big changes ahead.  At the event, showrunners Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg kept major details under the wraps. Talking about season six, Chambliss said: "Without giving something away, the world is going to expand in a big way and by the time we get to the end of the season, it is really going to shake the entire group to the very core and really change the show in a way that will launch us into season six, in a really big way." 

But before that you have the second half of season 5 to go through where we will get to see the world expand as the makers have put it. At SDCC 2019, it was revealed that in season 5B, the mission will be clear-locating the survivors and making the world a better place.

Here's all you need to know about the season 5B of the show.

Release date

While the release date for season six is not known, 'Fear the Walking Dead' returns for the second half of Season 5 on August 11 on AMC.

 

Plot

Morgan Jones (Lennie James) and his group have a clear mission — to locate the survivors and help them. The story revolves around each character trying to help the other so as to redeem the mistakes of their pasts. The mission will be put to test when the group finds themselves in unfamiliar territory where they do not just have to face the demons of their pasts, but also their biggest fears. 

Cast

Kim Dickens 

Kim Dickens attends the Showtime Emmy Eve Nominees Celebration at Chateau Marmont on September 16, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images)

Dickens is seen as Madison Clark, an intelligent guidance counselor, in the show. The actress has earlier been seen in films like 'Hollow Man' (2000), 'House of Sand and Fog' (2003), 'The Blind Side' (2009), 'Gone Girl' (2014), and 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children' (2016).

Cliff Curtis

Cliff Curtis attends the Premiere Of Universal Pictures' "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw" at Dolby Theatre on July 13, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)

Curtis plays the role of high school teacher Travis Manawa in the show. Other films he has starred in are: 'Once Were Warriors' (1994), 'Blow' (2001), 'Whale Rider' (2002), 'Live Free or Die Hard' (2007) and 'The Dark Horse' (2014). 

Danay García 

Actress Danay Garcia attends the premiere of Columbia Pictures' "Sicario: Day Of The Soldado" at Regency Village Theatre on June 26, 2018 in Westwood, California. (Getty Images)

Garcia essays the role of Luciana Galvez in the show. She is best known for her role as Sofía Lugo on 'Prison Break'. You can read her exclusive interview with MEA World Wide (MEAWW) here.

Other actors in the cast include: Frank Dillane, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Mercedes Mason, Rubén Blades and Colman Domingo.

Director/Writer

Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg have been the showrunners since the fourth season. The other executive producers on the show are Robert Kirkman, David Alpert, Greg Nicotero, Gale Anne Hurd, Dave Erickson and Scott M. Gimple.

Trailer

The trailer for the second part of season five was unveiled at SDCC 2019. 



 


Where to watch  

The second part of 'Fear the Walking Dead' will be available for streaming on AMC on August 11.

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